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Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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This 182-page Centennial book includes the Kouts' Official Event Schedule for September 3-6, 1965, historic articles and photographs, and local advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Kouts, Indiana, 1965
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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This is a 258-page book that lists historic names and places along with a reference as to which Lake County Historic publication their name can be found in.  Sources include publications of the Lake County Old Settler, Historical Association, The Lake of the Red Cedars, etc.  It is an invaluable source of historic information. 
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Lake County History Index, Lake County, Indiana, 1935
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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Bumstead's Valparaiso City & Porter County Business Directory Including Rural Routes, 1911 Embracing a complete list of Residences and Business Houses of the City of Valparaiso with Miscellaneous Information, also a directory of towns in Porter County, Indiana.
Topics: Bumstead's Business Directory, Valparaiso, Chesterton, 1911, Porter County, Indiana, Malden, Kouts,...
Indiana Room Collection
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Index to school enumeration records for Lake County, Indiana, 1880-1931.
Topics: School Act Law, common schools, public schools, records
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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This is a 68-page publication which includes a 2003 4th of July Event Schedule, articles, photographs, and advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Hobart, Indiana, 2003
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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This is an 80-page telephone directory for Crown Point, Indiana.  It includes business entries as well as individual/family entries.  It also includes advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, telephone directory, Crown Point, Indiana, 1948
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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Combined list of soldiers from the Korean War who died in the line of duty or while on active duty and their last residence was Lake County, Indiana.
Topics: Korean War, casualties, soldiers, Lake County, Indiana
Indiana Room Collection
by Portage Township Schools
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Bicentennial Handbook of Portage Township Schools.
Topics: history, community, schools, commemorative handbook
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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Jospeh Bailly de Messein b. 1774 – One of the early pioneers and settlers. 1980/82 Map of the area, history, the early years including a biography of Joseph Bailly's wife Marie Le Fevre, War of 1812, prison and hard times, friends with the Potowatomis and Ottawas, stagecoaches, Fort Dearborn and history of the trails and early settlers. 30 pages
Topics: Joseph Bailly Dunes Settler, Joseph Bailly, Porter County, Indiana, local history
Indiana Room Collection
by Arthur G. Taylor
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Biography of Revolutionary War Soldier Obadiah Taylor who lived and died in Lake County, Indiana A pamphlet created by the Lake County Heritage Series for the Bicentennial of the United States of America.  A reprint by the Lake County Historical Society, Obadiah Taylor Chapter DAR and the Three Creeks Historical Association.
Topics: biography, West Point at Cedar Lake, Indiana, Dr. Calvin Lilley, Sawtelles, Deerfield,...
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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This 400-page book includes the Charters of the Larsen Post and Ladies Auxiliary, No. 802, Hammond, Indiana, and many sketches, photographs, and newspaper and magazine clippings compiled in 1944.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, 1944, Lake County, Indiana, Hammond, Indiana, VFW National...
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by Lake County Public Library
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This 103-page book contains historic information spanning the years 1837 through 1980 in St. John, Indiana. It includes historic articles, photographs, and birth certificates.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, St. John, Indiana, 1980
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by Lake County Public Library
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This 418-page book contains stories and recollections as lived and acted by Bartlett Woods and Family and Sam B. Woods and Family.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Lake County, Indiana, 1938, Bartlett Woods, Sam B. Woods
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by Lake County Public Library
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This 132-page publication is an historical souvenir program commemorating Gary, Indiana's 50 th anniversary (1906-1956). It includes photographs, articles, advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Gary, Indiana, 1956
Indiana Room Collection
by Calumet City Diamond Jubilee Committee
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Souvenir book, historical record commemorating the 75th anniversary of the founding of Calumet City, Illinois in 1893.
Topics: Diamond Jubilee, Calumet City history, Mayor Joseph Nowak, Schuringa, Schrum Pickle Works, Klize's...
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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This is a 64-page publication including Hobart's 4th of July Celebration Schedule, and local articles, photographs, and advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Hobart, Indiana, 2002
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by Lake County Public Library
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This 210-page book includes historical papers and reports about schools, businesses, churches, Lake County Fair, and officers and membership from 1958 through 1966. Also includes photos and sketches.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Lake County, Indiana, Crown Point, Schneider, Hobart, Cedar...
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by Lake County Public Library
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This is a 54-page Souvenir publication including historic articles, photographs, and advertisements about Shelby, Indiana.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, bicentennial, Shelby, Indiana, 1976
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by Lake County Public Library
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This is a 98-page Program commemorating Griffith, Indiana's, 75th Anniversary.  It includes articles, photographs, and advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Jubilee, Griffith, Indiana, 1979
Indiana Room Collection
by Indiana House of Representatives
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State of Indiana House Resolution asking Congress to designate the marigold as the national flower emblem of the United States for its bicentennial year and thereafter as our American Floral Emblem.
Topics: bicentennial, Bainbridge, Arnold, Indiana House of Representatives, Congress, marigold, floral...
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by Lake County Public Library
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This 61-page Souvenir book includes historic articles, photographs, and sketches commemorating Tolleston (Gary), Indiana's 100 th Anniversary. Many local advertisements are also included.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Centennial, Tolleston, Gary, Indiana, 1951
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by Lake County Public Library
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This is a 29-page book containing photos, maps and historical data regarding Lake County and Lowell, Indiana, spanning 1838 through 1977.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Lowell, Indiana, 1977
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by Lake County Public Library
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This 153-page publication commemorates Lowell, Indiana's 150th Anniversary and is a collection of historic articles, photographs, and advertisements. 
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Lowell, Indiana, Sesquicentennial, 150th Anniversary, 2002
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by Lake County Public Library
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This is a 219-page directory of Gary, Indiana's citizens and businesses and their locations.  It also includes multiple advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Gary, Indiana, 1909
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by Lake County Public Library
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Circulation Settlement Patterns of the Calumet Region of Northwest Indiana & Northeast Illinois (The First Stage of Occupance—The Pottawatomie and the Fur Trader—1830) Includes maps and photographs. Reprinted from the Annals of the Association of American Geographers Vol. XLIV, September, 1954, No. 3, pages 245-274 Alfred H. Meyer, Valparaiso University
Topics: Calumet Region, Northwest Indiana, Northeast Illinois, local history, 1830, Indiana Room Collection
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Index to school enumeration records for Lake County, Indiana, 1880-1831.
Topics: School Act Law, common schools, public schools, records
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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These are the 1991 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 1991, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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by Lake County Public Library
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This 189-page book includes stories, illustrations and photographs of pioneer buildings assembled by the Merrillville Ross Township Historical Society (1978)
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Merrillville, Indiana, 1978
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by Lake County Public Library
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This is an 82-page Souvenir Program for East Chicago's 75 th Anniversary. The program includes historic articles and photographs.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Diamond Jubilee, East Chicago, Indiana, 1968
Indiana Room Collection
by Indiana State University
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Invitation to a conference which was held on March 25, 1976 with panels on policy areas and political parties discussing the ins and outs of Indiana Government.
Topics: conference, invitation, 1976, Indiana State University, bicentennial, government, humanities,...
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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These are the 1989 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 1989, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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by Lake County Public Library
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This 16-page booklet contains information regarding The Old Settlers Cemetery in Hobart, Indiana, including photographs of headstones, names of people buried at the cemetery, and history of the cemetery.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, cemetery, Hobart, Indiana, 1976
Indiana Room Collection
by Indiana American Revolution Bicentennial Commission
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An invitation to the citizens of the State of Indiana to participate in Indiana's celebration of the 200th Birthday of the United States of America.
Topics: committee members, bicentennial, celebration, community participation, history, planning, 1976
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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The Final Report of a Geo-historical study undertaken on behalf of the Indiana Dunes National Lake Shore, by Sarah Gibbard Cook and Robert S. Jackson of Robert Jackson and Associates, Evanston, 1978 Porter County, Indiana History Joseph Bailly de Messein b. 1774 – One of the early pioneers and settlers. Topics include A Geo-Historical Study, Transportation including early trails and roads, The Calumet Beach Ridge and the Upper Little Calumet Basin, the Great Marsh and Baillytown Sag. The Sand...
Topics: The Bailly Area of Porter County, Joseph Bailly, Indiana, Porter County, Indiana, local history
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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This 26-page publication is a short history of Hobart's first 100 years, including historic photographs.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Hobart, Indiana, 1947
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by Lake County Public Library
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Project of the public relations committee of the Lake County Public Library for the Bicentennial, 1976.
Topics: Mary Barrickman, Hobart, Highland, Munster, Cedar Lake, Lake County Indiana, history, Henry Wells...
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by Lake County Public Library
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This is a 60-page publication which includes a 2001 4th of July Event Schedule, articles, photographs, and advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Hobart, Indiana, 2001
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by Lake County Public Library
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This is a 113-page book. It is an informal history of The Griffith Shopper including many details about employees, popular ads, and popular articles, etc.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, The Griffith Shopper, Griffith, Indiana, 1985
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by Lake County Public Library
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This document provides a look at the issues surrounding the energy crisis and environmental conditions in the Calumet Region during the 1970's and was intended to stimulate thought and reflection and action.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, Food & Drug Administration, Pure Food & Drug Act, White...
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by Lake County Public Library
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This 154-page book contains historic information spanning the years 1837 through 1987 in St. John, Indiana. It includes historic articles, photographs, and birth certificates.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Sesquicentennial, St. John, Indiana
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by Lake County Public Library
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This 40-page book explores the relationship between industrial development at the steel mills and preservation of the natural environment of the Indiana Dunes lakeshore. Includes photos, maps, and sketches.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Calumet Region, Steel Industry and Trade, Indiana Dunes...
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by Lake County Public Library
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This is a 177-page Souvenir Program for Hammond's Bicentennial celebration. The program includes historic articles and photographs, etc.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Hammond, Indiana, bicentennial, 1976
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by Lake County Public Library
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This is a 40-page program created by the Hobart Chamber of Commerce to commemorate the 500th Anniversary since Columbus' discovery of America.  It includes a 4th of July Event Schedule, photographs, articles, and advertisements about Hobart and Hobart's history.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Hobart, Indiana, Columbus, 500th Anniversary, 1992
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by Lake County Public Library
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This 36-page book was compiled by the Munster League of Women Voters.  It is an overview of the Town of Munster, outlining information about the town's services.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Munster, Indiana, 1967
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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This 63-page book includes death notices, stories of reunions and family celebrations, records of marriages, new buildings, and cemeteries, contains historical and vital record information.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, 1924, vital records, Lake County, Indiana
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by Lake County Public Library
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This is a 32-page publication. It includes articles about East Chicago, Indiana, history.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, East Chicago, Indiana, 1976
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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This 6 page pamphlet is a quick reference guide to the businesses and stores in Century Mall circa 1980.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Merrillville, Indiana, circa 1980
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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East Chicago, A Historical Description, East Chicago Public Schools, 1947. Includes tables, illustrations, statistics, and figures regarding industry, population, schools, government, churches, etc.
Topics: Calumet Region, Northwest Indiana, East Chicago, local history, industry, population, schools,...
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by Lake County Public Library
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This 21-page program/booklet contains early history, maps, photographs, and historic sites of Cedar Lake, Indiana.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Cedar Lake, Indiana, 1983
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by Lake County Public Library
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Copy of newspaper articles, Pilcher Publishing?, Wednesday 13 Aug 1975 Anti-I-Over Lakeside Drive by Beatrice Horner What life was like in Cedar Lake around 1906.  Descriptions of people, places in an historical context.  
Topics: Sportsman's Club, new roads, theater, beach, hotels, Cedar Lake, Indiana, newspaper, town history
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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This 108-page Souvenir Book was created to commemorate Schererville's 100 th Birthday. It includes an Event Schedule, advertisements, and historic articles and photographs.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Centennial, Schererville, Indiana, 1966
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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This 8-page pamphlet is a collection of several detailed maps of Lake County dating from 1833 through 1940.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, local maps, 1833-1940, Lake County, Indiana
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by Lake County Public Library
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This is a 40-page program for Hobart's 1994 4th of July entertainment schedule and also includes advertisements, photos, and articles.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Hobart, Indiana, 1994
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Biographical magazine article from Dunes County Magazine about artist Hazell Hannell of Porter County, Indiana. Winter 1982, page 19.
Topics: Hannell Pottery, dunes, ceramics, watercolor artist, painter, biography, Furnessville, Porter...
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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This 72-page book includes death notices, stories of reunions and family celebrations, records of marriages, new buildings, and cemeteries, contains historical and vital record information.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, 1911, vital records, Lake County, Indiana
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by Lake County Public Library
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This 177-page publication includes selections from minutes and newsletters of the Hammond Historical Society, 1960-1980.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Calumet Region, Hammond, Indiana, 1991
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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This is a 9-page burial record of soldiers during the years 1889-1901 compiled in 1975.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, soldiers' burial record, Lake County, Indiana, 1975
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by Lake County Public Library
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This 8-page pamphlet contains information on Merrillville's amenities, points of interest, public safety, population growth, transportation, tax rate, and more.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Merrillville, Indiana, 1970
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by Lake County Public Library
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This 29-page Supplement is a weekly financial, commercial and real estate newspaper. It was published on Saturday, November 26, 1910. It contains photos, advertisements, and news articles regarding Gary's real estate and financial condition.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Gary, real estate, 1910
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by Lake County Public Library
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This 35-page Centennial Program includes Hobart's Event Schedule for July 3, 4, 5, and 6, 1947, historic articles and photographs, and local advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, centennial, Hobart, Indiana, 1947
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by Lake County Public Library
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This is Vol. 1 Issue 6 of the St. John Communicator (newspaper) published in November 1996.  The 12-page publication includes historic articles, photos, and advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, St. John, Indiana
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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This is an 84-page publication created for the Hammond Chamber of Commerce in 1969. It is an overview of Hammond, Indiana, including photographs, advertisements, statistics, schools, shopping, and much more.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Hammond, Indiana, 1969
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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This is an 8-page special edition newspaper circular commemorating Hobart, Indiana's Sesquicentennial.  It includes articles and photographs regarding Hobart's history and advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Sesquicentennial, Hobart, Indiana, 1997
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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This is a 40-page Program commemorating Highland, Indiana's 75th Anniversary.  It includes articles, photographs, 1985 schedule of activities, and advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Diamond Jubilee, Highland, Indiana, 1985
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by Lake County Public Library
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This 1975 calendar includes historic photos of Northwest Indiana, some dating back to the early 1900's, provided by Hoosier State Bank of Indiana.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, 1975 calendar, Hammond, Schererville, Merrillville, Hobart, Munster,...
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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These are the 2002 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 2002, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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by Lake County Public Library
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This is a 28-page publication created and produced for the Hobart Chamber of Commerce in 1980.  It includes photographs, maps, advertisements, and articles regarding educational opportunities, healthcare options, entertainment, dining and recreational choices, and much more.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Hobart Chamber of Commerce, Hobart, Indiana, 1980
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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This 6-page booklet presents several interesting facts about Hobart's local history dating back to the mid 1800's.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Hobart, Indiana, 1977
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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  This is a 4-page document covering 40 years of St. Mary's history from 1921-1961.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, St. Mary's, Griffith, Indiana, 1961
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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This 223-page book includes photographs, maps, articles, and personal stories about Lake County, Indiana's buildings, families, etc.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, 1928-1929, Lake County, Indiana, Porter County
Indiana Room Collection
by Tom D. Crouch
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Brochure biography of Octave Chanute and his glider experiments at the Indiana Dunes from the National Parks Service and the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. U.S. GPO 645-826
Topics: Indiana Dunes, Gary, Indiana, civil engineer, Octave Chanute, gliders, history, Lake Michigan, Gary...
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by Lake County Public Library
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This is a 35-page travel diary written by Hedie and Mabel in 1962.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, St. John, Indiana, travel diary
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by Lake County Public Library
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This is a 30-page informational booklet about Cedar Lake, Indiana, prepared in 1972. It includes information on local history, government, statistics, etc.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Cedar Lake, Indiana, 1972
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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Jospeh Bailly de Messein b. 1774 – One of the early pioneers and settlers. History of the family, his wives and children. Describes the Bailly house in detail.
Topics: Joseph Bailly Fur Trader, Joseph Bailly, Porter County, Indiana, local history
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by Lake County Public Library
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This is a 4-page document about Griffith, Indiana, history written in 1939 by Claude Patterson, Jr.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Griffith, Indiana, 1939